The Oak Street business corridor in the neighborhood of Carrollton will be transformed into one of the most unique festivals in the world, the Oak Street Po-Boy Festival on Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.! This event features some of the finest restaurants, artists and musicians in the Crescent City, all coming together in appreciation of one of New Orleans most distinct and delicious creations… the legendary Po-Boy Sandwich. In addition to great food and music the New Orleans Saints game will be played at a football zone set-up at Oak & Eagle.
Try over 50 different varriations of the classic sandwich while some of the best local bands in town provide the soundtrack. On top of all the fantastic food and music, Po-Boy Fest is also excited to add the return of the Where Y’Arts Market! We look forward to everybody coming out and helping us continue to make Po-Boy Fest one of the most unique and exciting events of the year! Food, Music, Art, Brews and Oak Street?! Doesn’t get much better! For complete details, visit Po-Boy Festival.
New This Year at Po-Boy Festival 2017:
Po-Boy Fest wristbands will be required for the purchase of po-boys. Wristbands cost $5.00 and can be purchased at any food vendor tent along with other pop up locations throughout the festival. Wristbands will be sold in advance and details on where to purchaser will follow soon! The Po-Boy Fest is depending on the revenue from the sale of wristbands to stay admission-free.
- In order to purchase a po-boy from vendors you must first purchase a $5.00 wristband.
- No outside food or beverage. SHOW YOUR LOVE! This free event receives no public funding. Our success and continuation rely solely upon beverage sales. Please do not bring outside drinks. Show your love and buy your drinks from official Po-Boy Fest bars!
- Pets are welcome and costumes are encouraged.
- There will be ATMs throughout the festival, but we suggest coming with cash to avoid fees, lines, etc.
The Oak Street Po-Boy fest is a uniquely New Orleanian festival, designed to honor the humble po-boy sandwich and to help revitalize the booming Oak Street business corridor. The Oak Street Po Boy Festival is presented by the Oak Street Merchants, Residents and Property Owners, a Non Profit organization dedicated to promoting and sustaining the economic visibility of the Oak Street commercial corridor, to combating blight and deterioration, and maintaining the streetscape improvements.
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